Beat Glogger

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Beat Glogger (born 12 March 1960) is a Swiss science journalist, television host, and author.

He studied biology and biochemistry in Zurich, graduated as a journalism major, and went on to making MTW a popular Swiss science magazine. In 2006 he was nominated for the Descartes Prize in Science Communication awarded by the European Commission; in 2008 he was named the Science Journalist of the Year.[1]


He wrote fiction as well as science; his novel, Xenesis was awarded the Media Prix in 2005 by the Swiss Academy of Natural Sciences,[2] and published in Czech and Slovak as well as the original German. Another novel, Lauf um mein Leben, was published in 2008.


  1. ^ "Awards 2008". Archived from the original on 9 September 2010. Retrieved 15 June 2010.
  2. ^ "Descartes Communication Prize 2006" (PDF). Brussels: European Commission: 33. ISSN 1018-5593. Retrieved 15 June 2010. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)